SmallHD User Guide

CCM-1 Quick Start Guide

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A: VF 

F: Headphone

K: User buttons


G: USB Locking Connector 5-Pin 

L: USB-C slot


H: Power button

M: Lock Slider

D: ARRI Pin-Lock ¼" Interface 

I: Back button

N: Menu button

E: SDI In/Out
J: Joystick


1. Connect power to the monitor using the included VF cable or a power cable.

  • When using the VF cable, the monitor's max brightness is 100nits.
  • When using the power cable, the max brightness will be 1300nits.

2. Press the power button.


  • Video signals via 3G-SDI up to 1080p60


There are 4x ARRI Pin-Lock ¼" mechanical interfaces to secure the monitor to a camera or rig (bottom, rear, right side, top). 


This foldable sunhood for the Camera Control Monitor CCM-1 can be mounted to the CCM-1 without any tools, as the side flaps and the top flap hold together magnetically. The outside material is strong and durable, while the microfiber material inside protects the CCM-1 display and prevents reflections even when folded.


The 2-axis MAC-1 monitor arm allows for rapid positioning of the CCM-1 without affecting the horizon relative to the camera. The MAC-1 features an adjustable friction system for one-handed repositioning and inserts for different mounting standards (1/4" ARRI Pin-Lock and SmallHD Pins).


Status Components 
A live image with interactive status components allows quick access to the most frequently adjusted settings. Changes occur in real-time and can be viewed live instead of changing between a menu and the image.

The familiar HOME screen has been updated for the larger CCM-1 display and shows all relevant camera information at a glance. Touching one of the five main exposure parameters will take users to a live image where they can make adjustments with a real-time preview. On the left, an overview of the user button assignments is shown. 

The CCM-1 offers access to the complete camera menu for access to all camera settings. The menu[1] can be controlled with touch or physical keys and offers the same intuitive layout as the MVF-2. 

Improved playback control is accessed via the menu or a user button. An extended clip list can be viewed during playback and includes a handy metadata display. 


The PageOS 5 interface allows users to configure and assign specific image-analyzing tools and/ or features to up to eight customizable pages. Users can access those tools by navigating to the corresponding page on the monitor, instead of enabling or disabling features individually.

General Layout

Pages View
The ‘Pages View’ offers a zoomed-out perspective of all configured pages, allowing organization and naming to ensure the most efficient overall setup. 

Monitor Settings
The Monitor Settings page will allow you to adjust a wide range of global monitor settings.

The Dashboard provides access to the most commonly-used settings such as Input, Volume, and Backlight. The Dashboard can be disabled via Full Settings > Dashboard.

Basic Navigation

Touch Screen
PageOS has an easy-to-navigate touchscreen that works just like your smartphone. 

  • Pinch to zoom
  • Swipe left and right between custom pages 
  • Slide your finger down for a view of all your preset pages 
  • Swipe all the way left to access your deep settings menu (Calibration, Profiles, etc) 

Use the joystick to navigate the Pages menu:

  • LEFT or RIGHT -- to change Pages
  • DOWN -- Enter Page View mode
  • UP -- Zoom or Exit Page View mode
  • Button press or depress selects highlighted items

Back Button
Click to close or navigate back/exit.

User Buttons
Press and hold to program these custom user buttons as shortcuts.

Add New Tool to a Page
Tap your screen while on any page to reveal the toolbar. Press the plus sign that appears on the left side of the page. Select the tool you want added to that page. 

Activating Tools
Tap your screen while on any page to reveal the toolbar. Then select the tool you want to activate. To adjust the custom settings of that tool press the arrow that appears next to the name of the tool. 


Add a Page
To create a new page from either a fresh workspace, a premade template, or a specific utility, navigate to the right-hand side of the Pages View. Select the New Blank Page option and then choose which type of page you would like to add, or create a custom one from scratch.

Delete a Page
Zoom out and navigate to the page you would like to delete, push down with your joystick to select the delete option, or if using touch just press the delete button and then confirm.

Add New Tool to a Page

  1. Tap your screen while on any page to reveal the toolbar. 
  2. Press the + sign that appears on the left side of the page. 
  3. Select the tool you want to add to that page. 
  4. You will be presented with an option to add to that specific page or to add the tool to all pages. If you choose to add it to all pages, that tool will be present on every single page, whereas if you select a single page, it will be confined to the page you are currently on.

Adjusting Tools
Tap your screen while on any page to reveal the toolbar, then select the tool you want to activate. To adjust the custom settings of that tool press the arrow that appears next to the name of the tool. This will take you to a submenu that will show your adjustment options for that specific tool.

Settings: Feed

Input Config
Select an input to display the image present on SDI 1, SDI 2, or VF

Color Pipe
Follow the Wizard instructions to assign and configure color space and curve transformations, to enable HDR and SDR from incoming log-based sources. 

Settings: Display

Select a backlight level that suits your viewing environment to maximize contrast and viewability. 

Calibration ensures chrominance and luminance accuracy that can be relied upon for critical color decisions.

Apply sharpening to the video data, if desired 

Settings: Controls

Adjust the audio output level for the headphone jack and/or monitor speaker. 

Image Rotate
Image Rotate options enable upside-down mounting - or enable Mirroring for when the monitor must face the subject. 

These options control how interlaced footage is displayed. 

Settings: Capture

Image Capture
Configure the Image Capture tool to help facilitate shot matching or for automatic thumbnail creation upon pressing Record.

Image Gallery
Browse the Image Gallery to review the images on your removable media. 

Settings: Interface

Pixel Zoom 
Configure the default zoom levels for Pixel Zoom to ‘punch in’ to a desired amount when spot-checking a particular shot. 

Status Display 
Enable and configure the Status Display to get info on various monitoring-related data such as battery life and frames per second.

UI Lock 
Once enabled, pressing and holding on the touchscreen for five seconds will lock the UI. Repeating the process will unlock the UI. 

Change the language of the internal menu system. 

Settings: User

Enable a customizable backdrop for when the monitor is not displaying a signal. 

Monitor ID 
Set a custom name for your monitor, to make it more easily recognizable. 

Date Time 
Setting the correct Date & Time will ensure that captured images get an accurate timestamp. 

Power-related options such as auto recovery. 

Save or load the entire monitor’s configuration to an SD card, great for keeping consistent settings across several monitors. 

Settings: System

Firmware can be updated by inserting an SD card with a compatible update file. 

Factory Reset 
Reset the monitor settings to its original factory settings, with the option to clear registration and calibration. 


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